12 getting through the alphabet.


With all the driving we've been doing lately, I've been making some progress on my Daisychain ABCs sampler from Posie Gets Cozy.  This project sat untouched in it's little pouch for quite a long time, but I've been enjoying working on it on long car rides!
I skipped the G and parts of some of the other letters because I cannot find my skein of black wool for the life of me.  I just need to buy another but I've been procrastinating.

The D and E were really fun and easy, I like the simplistic look of them.
I got carried away on the F and filled in the entire bottom section rather than just the right half, but I'm fine with the way it looks so it's staying.
 The H and I are some of my favorites.  The J was not so fun with all those curvy stem stitches!
Now I'm onto the K...

Also, a little off topic, but I'm loving this advice from Emily Henderson on styling your mantel.  Watch and learn :)


  1. This is so, so pretty! Are you going to frame it when it's complete??

  2. Looks lovely! I wanted to start this and have it finished before my daughter was born. I was just about to buy the pattern today and start it to give to her for her 1st birthday in September. Looks like the perfect on-the-go or snuggle-in-bed project. I think the F looks fine too!

  3. it's looking great! the h is one of my favorites, too. i can never get enough satin stitch.

    also, email me your address. i will send you my leftover black wool (i think it's actually dark brown). there's more than enough!

  4. your satin stitch is perfect! i really need to start this project!

  5. It's looking great! My daisy chain sampler is still in its little pouch unfortunately. You may have inspired me to {finally} start it!

  6. This looks great! Did it take a lot of patience and tedious efforts?

    - Katie Fleming
    Kate Michelle Designs

  7. I'm in the process of embroidering this too, and I have made exactly the same progress as you have! Looking good :)

  8. Oh, I hope I can get this good! I love this.

  9. Holly, congratulations! You just made me by this pattern :) Yours looks so lovely, I just had to have it! I really love the "a" with the daisy. Your stitching is gorgeous!

  10. It is coming along splendidly! I love projects like this that take a long time. You get to savor the process!

  11. This is so cleaver. Love it. :) One to treasure.


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